The Instigator
Joey888
Pro (for)
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The Contender
Danielle
Con (against)
Winning
21 Points

Is Entertainment A Must In Life?

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Danielle
Voting Style: Open Point System: Select Winner
Started: 6/30/2016 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 7 months ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 233 times Debate No: 93246
Debate Rounds (1)
Comments (2)
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Joey888

Pro

Entertainment. What is it? It can include movies, sporting events, and video games. These are things that are not necessary in life, yet many people watch movies, go to sporting events, and play video games. Entertainment is very important to many people however. According to makeuseof.com, video games have been proven to reduce stress. A study conducted by Texas A&M showed that participants who were both men and women who played violent video games were able to handle stress, suffer less depression, and to become less hostile during stressful situations.
Danielle

Con

Pro has only allowed for just a few characters and only 15 minutes per round to argue this topic... challenge accepted!

Must = Necessary.

In R1, Pro argues against his own position, noting "These [entertaining things] are things that are not necessary in life" proving that entertainment is not, in fact, a must.

Further, the entertaining things Pro describes are uniquely entertaining to humans, and possibly some (but not most) animals. Yet plants, animals, fungi and bacteria are also living things [1]. These things do not NEED entertainment to carry on their lives.

[1] https://www.reference.com...
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by whiteflame 5 months ago
whiteflame
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>Reported vote: fire_wings// Mod action: NOT Removed<

7 points to Con. Reasons for voting decision: Pro argues the wrong side

[*Reason for non-removal*] The voter establishes that Pro argued for the opposing side. That means that only one side of the debate received support, which is sufficient reason to award them the debate.
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Posted by PowerPikachu21 7 months ago
PowerPikachu21
I think this voting period will end in December. About 5 months for a 1 round debate that's practically clear cut. Wow.
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Vote Placed by warren42 5 months ago
warren42
Joey888Danielle
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Reasons for voting decision: As Con stated, Pro does indeed argue against his own position. Pro proves that entertainment is beneficial, but conceded that it is not necessary. Con argues this point which wins the debate.
Vote Placed by fire_wings 7 months ago
fire_wings
Joey888Danielle
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro argues the wrong side
Vote Placed by famousdebater 7 months ago
famousdebater
Joey888Danielle
Who won the debate:-Vote Checkmark
Reasons for voting decision: Pro argues against his assigned position in the debate.